Security Operation Concluded in Jordan’s Karak

Amman, Four security personnel were killed Tuesday evening, during a raid on a suspected terrorist hideout in Jordan’s southern governorate of Karak, a senior security source announced.

The source said that security forces had successfully concluded the operation in the governorate, while enough personnel are still on active combing operation to purge the area of all outlaws.

During the operation, the source said, seven Public Security Department personnel, three gendarmerie officers and a Civil Defense Department officer were injured as well as a civilian who happened to be at the scene of the raid.

The source explained that the operation started Tuesday afternoon during a search campaign of a suspect house connected to those involved in Sunday’s attack in Karak. The operation resulted in the killing of a terrorist and arresting of another one, who confessed that he was part of the terrorist cell that targeted security forces in Qatrana and Karak Castle.

Source: Qatar News Agency